World Leukemia Day is approaching ! #WLD20
September 4th is World Leukemia Day, an awareness day that has been designed by Acute Leukemia Advocates Network (ALAN), CLL Advocates Network, CML Advocates Network and Leukaemia Care to raise awareness of leukemia and the signs and symptoms.
There are online resources available including all social media artwork as well as informative graphics to share on the run up to the day and on the day itself, you can find all the information and downloads via this link: www.worldleukemiaday.org.
This year’s focus is to raise awareness in the symptoms of leukemia. Symptoms of leukemia can be vague and non-specific. There are 6 common symptoms experienced by all leukaemia patients prior to diagnosis. These are :
Leukemia can be hard to spot because the signs and symptoms are common to other unrelated illnesses. Knowing what to look out for could help you make the decision to visit your healthcare professional sooner for a blood test.
Join us on 4th September to raise awareness in leukemia, we count on you !